NYPD is asking for help to find an arsonist responsible for setting fire to 15 separate cars in Upper Manhattan on the morning of September 11.
The first vehicle burned was a 2004 Chrysler Minivan at around 1:45 a.m. on West 151 Street. From there, he went on a spree that lasted at least five hour ... More >>
In a TRUE STORY that surely has the makers of Coors Light peeing themselves in glee (or pouring Coors Lights down their pants?), a 52-year-old man named Clifton Vial survived being stranded in his Toyota in an Alaskan snowdrift for three days in negative-degree temperatures, with no cell serv ... More >>
What a horrible year it's been. There's been something to annoy everyone, and everyone took full advantage: The health care bill, the Tea Party, the BP spill, the Ground Zero Mosque, the Glenn Beck and Jon Stewart rallies, the Republican Comeback, the enhanced TSA patdowns, WikiLeaks -- and every bi ... More >>
Well, Lindsay Lohan had her court date today, to which she actually showed up early in a Toyota minivan instead of an Escalade, and the highly anticipated answer to whether she'd be sent back to rehab or to prison is...back to rehab! Those of you who guessed correctly, please use the nearest ... More >>
Good morning! In case you fell into a hole over the weekend (no judgments from us), here's your list of what everybody will be talking about today:
• There was a 7-alarm fire at Grand Street and Allen (285 and 283 Grand) in Chinatown last night, bringing more than 250 firefighters and 60 f ... More >>
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DATE: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: In front of 1262 Nelson Ave., Highbridge, The Bronx.
A man was shot outside the above address Sunday evening, the police say. He was found in the driver's seat of a Toyota, shot once in the head. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital, w ... More >>
About 50 seconds into this surveillance video, you can see somebody slashing the tires of an NYPD Parking Enforcement vehicle on St. Raymond Avenue in The Bronx on Monday. He hit four in all. Guy must have had a lot of tickets. Well, it could have been worse. All they can tell about him is that he ... More >>
The NFL season kicks off, as they say, on Thursday, ushering in a new wave of sports marketing. Local teams are on top of it! The Jets today announce a partnership with High Point Auto Insurance, through which season-ticket holders can get discounts on car insurance.
"As a season ticket hol ... More >>
Everyone's talking to Nora Ephron this week, including Newsweek. The Julie & Julia director drops several new nuggets of culinary information about herself: "I'm a pretty careful eater but I do love a good corn chip, I really do."
Life as a competitive eater isn't as glamorous as ... More >>
Over the weekend, the not-quite black metal outfit Nachtmystium was forced to withdraw from the Scion Rock Fest, in Atlanta, which for a car-company sponsored festival had drawn a shockingly large amount of quality acts: Mastodon, Neurosis, High on Fire, Boris, Converge, Kylesa, Krallice, etc. Nac ... More >>
Commercials are growing creepier. Some devolution is easy to trace; 1990's Viagra ads begat modern "male enhancement" commercials, and mid-80's Teddy Ruxpin ads begat Charmin's current war on dingleberries. But from what market-tested pathology sprang BK's intentionally disturbing 'stalker' ads? ... More >>
Heaven can wait: Chesley Sullenberger live, in "US Airways Flight 1549 Full Cockpit Recording"
To try to counter the sickening economic news, remember another horror story that actually had a happy ending.
Sully Sullenberger knows what "sickening" feels like, although his voice in the above cockp ... More >>
Your own private Idaho.
When you can no longer afford even a night out in Boise, Idaho, your country's in deep financial trouble.
In a clever immorality tale about 21st century capitalism, the Wall Street Journal tells us this morning that people in the Intermountain West are having to give up m ... More >>